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Yamhill County, Oregon (OR)

County population in 2017: 105,722 (77% urban, 23% rural); it was 84,992 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 17,419
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,114
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 19,989
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,193 (it was 8,743 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

38%

Land area: 716 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 148 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Yamhill County: 100.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.5%), Educational, health and social services (21.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Yamhill County, OR (2017)
    • 80,83895.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 17,08920.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,5414.2%Two or more races
    • 1,5461.8%Asian alone
    • 9521.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 8981.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2730.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 940.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

37.9 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years
Males: 54,239  (51.3%)
Females: 51,483  (48.7%)
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Average household size:
Yamhill County:

2.0 people
Oregon:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,104 ($44,111 in 1999)
This county:

$64,104
Oregon:

$60,212

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $849 (lower quartile is $719, upper quartile is $1,133)
This county:

$849
State:

$935


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $308,700 (it was $146,500 in 2000)
Yamhill:

$308,700
Oregon:

$319,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $219,400 - $437,300

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $385,972
Here:

$385,972
State:

$390,551

Townhouses or other attached units: $243,724
Here:

$243,724
State:

$331,364

In 2-unit structures: $972,510
Here:

$972,510
State:

$288,314

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $195,007
Here:

$195,007
State:

$273,421

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,847
Here:

$153,847
State:

$356,423

Mobile homes: $144,337
Here:

$144,337
State:

$137,934

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $2,644
Here:

$2,644
State:

$23,620

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,603
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $497

Institutionalized population: 2,412

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 22
  • Burglaries: 139
  • Thefts: 494
  • Auto thefts: 70

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 13
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 28
  • Burglaries: 197
  • Thefts: 458
  • Auto thefts: 88
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Health of residents in Yamhill County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
76.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
47.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
98.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 191 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 165 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 462 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 1998: 550 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 1999: 479 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2000: 406 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2001: 443 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2002: 619 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2003: 651 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2004: 679 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2005: 902 buildings, average cost: $200,700
  • 2006: 712 buildings, average cost: $213,800
  • 2007: 686 buildings, average cost: $203,800
  • 2008: 302 buildings, average cost: $218,000
  • 2009: 259 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2010: 137 buildings, average cost: $227,100
  • 2011: 157 buildings, average cost: $244,000
  • 2012: 158 buildings, average cost: $265,000
  • 2013: 268 buildings, average cost: $253,300
  • 2014: 299 buildings, average cost: $238,900
  • 2015: 339 buildings, average cost: $271,000
  • 2016: 351 buildings, average cost: $276,000
  • 2017: 327 buildings, average cost: $321,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Yamhill, OR residents
Average permit cost in Yamhill, OR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,133 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,484 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Yamhill, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Yamhill, OR in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Yamhill, OR in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.5%
Yamhill County:

10.5%
Oregon:

13.2%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.8% for Black residents, 19.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.2% for American Indian residents, 19.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.8% for other race residents, 11.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 37.9 years old
(Males: 36.2 years old, Females: 40.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.1 years old, Black residents: 32.4 years old, American Indian residents: 31.9 years old, Asian residents: 46.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.5 years old, Other race residents: 25.6 years old)

Area name: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Yamhill County is $625 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $723 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1053 a month.

Cities in this county include: McMinnville, Newberg, Sheridan, Dundee, Lafayette, Dayton, Willamina, Carlton, Amity, Yamhill.

Yamhill County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Oregon:

4.6%

Unemployment by year in Yamhill, OR
County total employment by year in Yamhill, OR
County average yearly wages by year in Yamhill, OR

Current college students: 5,277
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 9,185 (45.9% naturalized citizens)

Yamhill County:

8.7%
Whole state:

9.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,4412010 or later
  • 2,6412000 to 2009
  • 2,3441990 to 1999
  • 1,4681980 to 1989
  • 5301970 to 1979
  • 920Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.7%

Yamhill County marital status for males Yamhill County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 27,487
  • One, attached: 2,477
  • Two: 869
  • 3 or 4: 1,108
  • 5 to 9: 859
  • 10 to 19: 403
  • 20 to 49: 420
  • 50 or more: 1,055
  • Mobile homes: 4,046
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 299

Housing units in Yamhill County with a mortgage: 17,388 (626 second mortgage, 1,104 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,131

Here:

65.4% with mortgage
State:

66.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Yamhill County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,22282
Catholic11,2746
Other4,59320
Mainline Protestant3,31417
None65,790-
Yamhill County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Yamhill County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Yamhill County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 67
This county:

6.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Yamhill County:

7.3%
Oregon:

7.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Yamhill County:

24.5%
State:

25.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.3%
State:

14.2%

Agriculture in Yamhill County:

Average size of farms: 84 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $89,548
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1635.82
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 51.37%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.57%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $67,254
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 53.54%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.01%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $58,874
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.44%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.44
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 31.42%
All wheat for grain: 10280 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6,647 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 14,703 acres

Earthquake activity:

Yamhill County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 186% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 143.9 miles away from Yamhill County center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 132.3 miles away from the county center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 334.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 150.5 miles away from the county center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 268.4 miles away from Yamhill County center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 290.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 06, 2015 to December 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4258: February 17, 2016, FEMA Id: 4258, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storm, Record and Near Record Snow, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 13, 2008 to December 26, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1824: March 02, 2009, FEMA Id: 1824, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Snow
  • Oregon Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 01, 2007 to December 17, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1733: December 08, 2007, FEMA Id: 1733, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: December 14, 2006 to December 15, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1683: February 22, 2007, FEMA Id: 1683, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Oregon Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 18, 2005 to January 21, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1632: March 20, 2006, FEMA Id: 1632, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3228: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3228, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 26, 2003 to January 14, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1510: February 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1510, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oregon Severe Storms/High Winds, Incident Period: December 10, 1996 to December 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1107: March 19, 1996, FEMA Id: 1107, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Oregon Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 04, 1996 to February 21, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1099: February 09, 1996, FEMA Id: 1099, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Oregon Earthquake, Incident Period: March 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-985: April 26, 1993, FEMA Id: 985, Natural disaster type: Earthquake
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Yamhill County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Yamhill

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 28,615 (72.5%)
  • Carpooled: 4,679 (11.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 216 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 203 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 386 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 2,434 (6.2%)
  • Worked at home: 2,973 (7.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (63%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • England (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Yamhill County


  • German (11%)
  • American (11%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (5%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Yamhill County, Oregon in 2000:

  • 1,991 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 1,884 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 657 people in nursing homes
  • 245 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 100 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 60 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 49 people in religious group quarters
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Yamhill County, Oregon in 2010:

  • 2,245 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,564 people in federal prisons
  • 427 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 380 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 231 people in federal detention centers
  • 197 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 156 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 134 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 55 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 32 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 24 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $67,149.

8.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,805 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.67%
Oregon average:

8.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.65% relocated from other counties in Oregon ($36,346 average AGI)
3.02% relocated from other states ($18,459 average AGI)
Yamhill County:

3.02%
Oregon average:

4.41%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washington County, OR  2.43% ($64,513 average AGI)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.64% ($53,350)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.63% ($57,683)
from Marion County, OR  0.54% ($50,467)
from Polk County, OR  0.44% ($44,068)
from Clark County, WA  0.17% ($39,475)
from Lane County, OR  0.13% ($39,896)


6.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,699 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
Oregon average:

7.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.69% relocated to other counties in Oregon ($33,530 average AGI)
2.13% relocated to other states ($9,168 average AGI)
Yamhill County:

2.13%
Oregon average:

3.05%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washington County, OR  1.24% ($53,068 average AGI)
to Marion County, OR  0.73% ($43,610)
to Polk County, OR  0.61% ($45,486)
to Clackamas County, OR  0.57% ($59,444)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.48% ($47,127)
to Clark County, WA  0.20% ($67,603)
to Deschutes County, OR  0.18% ($47,531)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3

Births per 1000 population in Yamhill County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Yamhill County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Yamhill County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Yamhill County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Yamhill County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Yamhill County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Yamhill County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Yamhill County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Yamhill County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 13,266 (11,488 aged, 1,778 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,706 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Yamhill County, Oregon in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (844)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (799)
  • Unspecified dementia (534)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (471)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (460)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (445)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (344)
  • Congestive heart failure (241)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (223)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (221)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,737
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 114
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35,940

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,308
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 875
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 77

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 128.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 67.6
  • Poisoning - 37.0
  • Other - 24.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 105,722
  • In family households: 82,872 (13,889 male householders, 10,805 female householders)
    20,251 spouses, 28,510 children (27,547 natural, 535 adopted, 428 stepchildren), 2,167 grandchildren, 708 brothers or sisters, 1,290 parents, 2,042 other relatives, 3,210 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 17,260 (5,810 male householders (4,742 living alone)), 7,125 female householders (5,583 living alone)), 4,325 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,590

Size of family households: 10,795 2-persons, 5,600 3-persons, 4,650 4-persons, 2,227 5-persons, 954 6-persons, 468 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,325 1-person, 2,029 2-persons, 295 3-persons, 136 4-persons, 35 5-persons, 115 6-persons.

17,652 married couples with children.
3,624 single-parent households (938 men, 2,686 women).

85.5% of residents of Yamhill speak English at home.
11.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $384,493,000 ($4,238 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $23,394,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $182,928,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $82,067,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,340,000
Federal grants: $58,952,000
Federal procurement contracts: $21,571,000 ($8,307,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $36,635,000 ($4,492,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $43,220,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $73,608,000
Federal Government insurance: $133,607,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 6,107
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,680
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,764
Here:

+19 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,189
Here:

+35 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Yamhill County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.87 millions of gallons per day (33% from ground, 67% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built in Yamhill County, Oregon
  • Year house built in Yamhill County, Oregon
  • 1,3842014 or later
  • 1,1442010 to 2013
  • 7,6702000 to 2009
  • 5,9861990 to 1999
  • 5,1151980 to 1989
  • 7,6641970 to 1979
  • 2,4601960 to 1969
  • 2,3911950 to 1959
  • 1,6931940 to 1949
  • 3,5161939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Yamhill County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Yamhill County, Oregon
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Yamhill County, Oregon
  • 641 room
  • 3332 rooms
  • 4203 rooms
  • 1,6624 rooms
  • 6,4505 rooms
  • 6,0446 rooms
  • 4,1737 rooms
  • 2,8458 rooms
  • 4,5289+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yamhill County, Oregon
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yamhill County, Oregon
  • 5121 room
  • 5532 rooms
  • 1,3593 rooms
  • 3,7404 rooms
  • 1,7995 rooms
  • 2,1506 rooms
  • 4297 rooms
  • 2228 rooms
  • 3469+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Yamhill County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Yamhill County, Oregon
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Yamhill County, Oregon
  • 64no bedroom
  • 3681 bedroom
  • 3,8842 bedrooms
  • 15,3233 bedrooms
  • 5,5354 bedrooms
  • 1,3455+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yamhill County, Oregon
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yamhill County, Oregon
  • 512no bedroom
  • 1,8401 bedroom
  • 4,7552 bedrooms
  • 3,1343 bedrooms
  • 7794 bedrooms
  • 905+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Yamhill County, Oregon in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Yamhill County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Yamhill County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 617no vehicle
  • 6,5691 vehicle
  • 10,2622 vehicles
  • 5,5103 vehicles
  • 2,2774 vehicles
  • 1,2845+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Yamhill County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Yamhill County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,149no vehicle
  • 4,5541 vehicle
  • 3,6502 vehicles
  • 1,0833 vehicles
  • 5594 vehicles
  • 1155+ vehicles

85.5% of Yamhill County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Oregon.

Yamhill County:

85.5%
State average:

83.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 54,625
  • Other state: 40,869
  • Northeast: 3,279
  • Midwest: 7,932
  • South: 4,394
  • West: 25,264
Year householders moved into unit in Yamhill County, OR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Yamhill County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 56.6%Electricity
  • 28.9%Utility gas
  • 9.1%Wood
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 79.9%Electricity
  • 13.8%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,168
Here:

10.3%
Oregon:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 418
Here:

8.9%
Oregon:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4,746
Here:

61.9%
Oregon:

16.6%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Yamhill County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,468,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,190,000
    Parks and Recreation: $436,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,952,000
    General Public Buildings: $476,000
    Correctional Institutions: $201,000
    Police Protection: $148,000
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $19,819,000
    Police Protection: $7,292,000
    General - Other: $5,904,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,557,000
    Regular Highways: $3,652,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,208,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,102,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,926,000
    Financial Administration: $1,489,000
    General Public Buildings: $790,000
    Parks and Recreation: $595,000
    Solid Waste Management: $416,000
    Housing and Community Development: $151,000
    Libraries: $64,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $61,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $1,138,000
    Other: $731,000
    General Local Government Support: $252,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,701,000
    Highways: $132,000
    Health and Hospitals: $19,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,371,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $24,730,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $24,730,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,565,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,565,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,991,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,788,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,407,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $3,826,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,455,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $462,000
    Interest Earnings: $371,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $323,000
    Rents: $109,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,539,000
    Regular Highways: $543,000
    Parks and Recreation: $163,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,707,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $368,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,422,000
    Beginning: $2,367,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,730,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $26,860,000
    Highways: $7,437,000
    Other: $5,361,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,305,000
    Transit Utilities: $306,000
    Health and Hospitals: $140,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,306,000
    Other License: $3,503,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,754,000

Yamhill County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,468,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,190,000
    Parks and Recreation: $436,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,952,000
    General Public Buildings: $476,000
    Correctional Institutions: $201,000
    Police Protection: $148,000
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $19,819,000
    Police Protection: $7,292,000
    General - Other: $5,904,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,557,000
    Regular Highways: $3,652,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,208,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,102,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,926,000
    Financial Administration: $1,489,000
    General Public Buildings: $790,000
    Parks and Recreation: $595,000
    Solid Waste Management: $416,000
    Housing and Community Development: $151,000
    Libraries: $64,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $61,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $1,138,000
    Other: $731,000
    General Local Government Support: $252,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,701,000
    Highways: $132,000
    Health and Hospitals: $19,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,371,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $24,730,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $24,730,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,565,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,565,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,991,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,788,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,407,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $3,826,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,455,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $462,000
    Interest Earnings: $371,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $323,000
    Rents: $109,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,539,000
    Regular Highways: $543,000
    Parks and Recreation: $163,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,707,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $368,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,422,000
    Beginning: $2,367,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,730,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $26,860,000
    Highways: $7,437,000
    Other: $5,361,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,305,000
    Transit Utilities: $306,000
    Health and Hospitals: $140,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,306,000
    Other License: $3,503,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,754,000

Yamhill County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,468,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,190,000
    Parks and Recreation: $436,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,952,000
    General Public Buildings: $476,000
    Correctional Institutions: $201,000
    Police Protection: $148,000
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $19,819,000
    Police Protection: $7,292,000
    General - Other: $5,904,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,557,000
    Regular Highways: $3,652,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,208,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,102,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,926,000
    Financial Administration: $1,489,000
    General Public Buildings: $790,000
    Parks and Recreation: $595,000
    Solid Waste Management: $416,000
    Housing and Community Development: $151,000
    Libraries: $64,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $61,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $1,138,000
    Other: $731,000
    General Local Government Support: $252,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,701,000
    Highways: $132,000
    Health and Hospitals: $19,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,371,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $24,730,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $24,730,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,565,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,565,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,991,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,788,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,407,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $3,826,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,455,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $462,000
    Interest Earnings: $371,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $323,000
    Rents: $109,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,539,000
    Regular Highways: $543,000
    Parks and Recreation: $163,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,707,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $368,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,422,000
    Beginning: $2,367,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,730,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $26,860,000
    Highways: $7,437,000
    Other: $5,361,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,305,000
    Transit Utilities: $306,000
    Health and Hospitals: $140,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,306,000
    Other License: $3,503,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,754,000

Yamhill County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,468,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,190,000
    Parks and Recreation: $436,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,952,000
    General Public Buildings: $476,000
    Correctional Institutions: $201,000
    Police Protection: $148,000
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $19,819,000
    Police Protection: $7,292,000
    General - Other: $5,904,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,557,000
    Regular Highways: $3,652,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,208,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,102,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,926,000
    Financial Administration: $1,489,000
    General Public Buildings: $790,000
    Parks and Recreation: $595,000
    Solid Waste Management: $416,000
    Housing and Community Development: $151,000
    Libraries: $64,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $61,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $1,138,000
    Other: $731,000
    General Local Government Support: $252,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,701,000
    Highways: $132,000
    Health and Hospitals: $19,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,371,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $24,730,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $24,730,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,565,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,565,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,991,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,788,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,407,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $3,826,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,455,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $462,000
    Interest Earnings: $371,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $323,000
    Rents: $109,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,539,000
    Regular Highways: $543,000
    Parks and Recreation: $163,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,707,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $368,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,422,000
    Beginning: $2,367,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,730,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $26,860,000
    Highways: $7,437,000
    Other: $5,361,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,305,000
    Transit Utilities: $306,000
    Health and Hospitals: $140,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,306,000
    Other License: $3,503,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,754,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,090
  • Number of aged recipients: 117
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 973
  • Number of recipients under 18: 182
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 722
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 186
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 427
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 475
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED429$208,084315$253,9712,575$213,40660$122,80011$926,091166$236,681155$175,897
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED30$183,90041$201,146245$220,46922$101,9550$018$120,00025$80,880
APPLICATIONS DENIED119$216,261101$219,505983$232,53780$129,2752$1,075,00079$153,00091$139,121
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN84$199,94064$215,750718$226,34020$187,2501$1,440,00040$142,75042$203,762
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$199,33310$252,700122$232,8036$112,8330$06$153,50016$93,500
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED35$229,77143$237,5121$257,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$236,76928$261,3931$121,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$294,9007$219,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$07$303,5711$399,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$315,0000$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Yamhill, OR
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Yamhill, OR - Value
Most common first names in Yamhill County, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John46175.8 years
William31476.9 years
Robert31174.0 years
Mary29679.9 years
James28473.1 years
George25679.1 years
Charles25076.6 years
Ruth18483.3 years
Helen17281.2 years
Dorothy16979.4 years
Most common last names in Yamhill County, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22277.2 years
Johnson18877.9 years
Miller11377.5 years
Williams11379.0 years
Brown9677.7 years
Jones9477.7 years
Anderson9078.4 years
Davis7680.0 years
Wilson7478.5 years
Nelson6776.4 years
Businesses in Yamhill County, OR
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets8
AT&T1Maurices1
Ace Hardware1Mazda1
Albertsons1McDonald's3
Arby's1Motel 61
AutoZone2Nike3
Best Western2Nissan1
Blockbuster3Panda Express1
Burger King2Payless1
Carl\s Jr.1Pier 1 Imports1
Chevrolet2Pizza Hut1
Circle K6Popeyes1
Cold Stone Creamery1Quiznos2
Comfort Inn1RadioShack2
Cricket Wireless2Rite Aid2
Curves2Ruby Tuesday1
DHL2SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen3Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
Famous Footwear1Staples1
Fashion Bug1Starbucks2
FedEx7Subaru1
Ford2Subway5
GNC1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell2
Goodwill1Toyota1
H&R Block4Travelodge1
Honda1True Value2
JCPenney1U-Haul4
Jack In The Box1UPS6
Jones New York2Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Volkswagen1
Kroger2Vons2
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens2
Lane Furniture3Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's2
Lowe's1

Yamhill County on our top lists:

  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"